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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
350 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.A PERIOD OF HOT WEATHER WILL IMPACT MUCH OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
AND NORTHWEST OREGON THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

ORZ003>008-010>016-WAZ019-020-022-039-040-045-046-130000-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0002.140712T1200Z-140715T2100Z/
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-
CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-WILLAPA HILLS-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...SALEM...
MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...SWEET HOME...
GOVERNMENT CAMP...COTTAGE GROVE...OAKRIDGE...ODELL...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
CAMAS...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...COUGAR
350 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR ALL
AREAS EXCEPT THE SOUTH WASHINGTON...NORTH OREGON...AND CENTRAL
OREGON COAST...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* TIMING: THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY.

* TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND WILL GENERALLY BE
  IN THE MID 80S TO MID 90S. HIGHS CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 80S TO
  UPPER 90S EARLY NEXT WEEK. LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 50S
  TO NEAR 70 CAN BE EXPECTED EACH NIGHT FROM SATURDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* HUMIDITY: IT WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY MORE HUMID OVER THE
  WEEKEND...MAKING IT FEEL WARMER THAN THE ACTUAL AIR
  TEMPERATURE.

* IMPACTS: THE HOT AND RELATIVELY HUMID CONDITIONS WILL BE OF
  MORE CONCERN TO THE ELDERLY...THE INFIRM...AND THE VERY
  YOUNG. BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS WHEN CONDUCTING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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